The Participation Cymru team have found the following links to participatory organisations or projects to be very useful. They contain a lot of information on the work that is being done in Wales, the UK and internationally.
All Wales People First is the united voice of self-advocacy groups and all people with learning disabilities in Wales.
CEWC-Cymru is an educational charity which helps young people to develop as active citizens of Wales and the world.
CHANGE is a national rights organisation led by disabled people.
The Children’s Commissioner for Wales stands up and speaks out for children and young people. He works to make sure that children and young people are kept safe and that they know about and can access their rights.
Children's Rights in Wales has been designed to help local practitioners, policy makers, managers and strategists develop their understanding of children's rights and how to adopt a children's rights perspective to their work.
Community Development Cymru (CDC) supports practitioners directly in a range of ways, working in partnership with others where appropriate.
Digital Engagement Cookbook – this website aims to help you to explore the new opportunities that the digital world offers for engaging with and empowering citizens and consumers.
Digital Engagement Guide - this website shows how social media can make it possible to engage in new ways, getting new communities involved, making bureaucracies more human, friendly and responsive to feedback, and maybe even saving money.
Dopolitics website is a resource hub for electoral administrators, youth and community workers, teachers, and other practitioners interested in encouraging people to get involved.
Funky Dragon the Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales - is a peer-led organisation.
The Good Practice Wales portal aims to be the single point of access to a wide range of good practice available accross Welsh public services
InterAct Networks is an initiative which aims to increase the capacity of local communities and organisations to deliver effective consultation and consensus-building, involvement and partnership working across the UK.
International Association of Facilitators is an organisation dedicated to facilitators that encourages the use of group process methodologies world-wide.
Involve exists to put people at the heart of decision-making through Advocacy, New thinking, better practice and networking.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation is one of the largest social policy research and development charities in the UK.
Local Service Boards stimulate integration, coordination and collaboration between local, regional and national public services in Wales.
One Voice Wales is the principal organisation for community and town councils in Wales, providing a strong voice representing the councils' interests and a range of high quality services to support their work.
Participation.net is a global dialogue exploring relationships between education, participation and social change.
Participationcompass.org helps people in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors who need to involve a wider group of people in their work. The site and app provides you with information, advice, case studies and opportunities to share experiences with others to help you make your public participation activities as effective as possible.
The Participation Hub is a portal that will help children and young people seek support and have their say in decisions that affect them.
Participation Workers' Network for Wales supports practitioners and organisations to promote participation through their work with children and young people.
Participatory Budgeting is being delivered by Church Action on Poverty, with the support of Oxfam's UK Poverty Program and other partners.
Participedia is the new online encyclopaedia of knowledge about public participation, citizen engagement and community empowerment.
The Welsh Assembly's Patient Experience site is for people working on Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in the NHS in Wales.
Pupil Voice Wales helps children and young people in Wales to get your voice heard about decisions that affect them in school
Seeds for Change is a non-profit coop providing training and support to grassroots campaigners, NGOs, Co-ops and other community groups and organisations in the social sector.
The Sustainable Development Commission is the Government's independent adviser on sustainable development and reports to the Prime Minister and the First Ministers of Wales. They have a range of tools to help you engage on sustainable development issues.
Time Banks UK is the national umbrella charity linking and supporting time banks across the country by providing inspiration, guidance and practical help.
TPAS Cymru is the leading tenant participation organisation in Wales, helping to make effective participation a reality.
Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) represents the interests of local government and promotes local democracy in Wales.
Youthbank is an innovative grantmaking initiative run by young people for young people.